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Memorial Day Hours & Measles Important Information

Monday, May 27th – Memorial Day Holiday Hours:

The following offices will be open on Memorial Day. All other CareMount offices will be closed in observance of the holiday.

Urgent Care Hours:

  • Mount Kisco: 8am – 8pm
  • Yorktown Veterans Road: 8am – 5pm
  • Thornwood: 8am – 5pm
  • Carmel: 8am- 5pm
  • Fishkill Westage: 8am-5pm
  • Poughkeepsie Columbia: 9am-7pm
  • Rhinebeck: 8am-5pm
  • Kingston: CLOSED

Other Office Hours:

  • Mount Kisco Internal Medicine: Please visit Mount Kisco Urgent Care
  • Mount Kisco Pediatrics: 9am- 1pm
  • Briarcliff Pediatrics: 9am-1pm
  • Kingston Pediatrics: CLOSED


Measles is here! Learn more about the Measles threat and prevention.

The New York State measles hotline, 1-888-364-4837, is available for community members with any questions regarding the measles or what to do if they are experiencing symptoms.


Alan J. Schefer, MD

Alan J. Schefer, MD

Director of Hand Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System at CareMount Medical


Hand Surgery


Mount Kisco Campus - 90
90 South Bedford Road
Mount Kisco, NY 10549-3412

Tuesday, Wednesday

Carmel Campus
185 New York 312
Southeast Executive Park
Brewster, NY 10509-2338



Undergraduate & Graduate

University of Pennsylvania: 1986

Medical Education

Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA: 1990


Mount Sinai School of Medicine: 1992


Chief Resident- Mount Sinai School of Medicine: 1995
Orthopedic Surgery- Mount Sinai School of Medicine: 1994


Hand Surgery- State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY: 1996

Board Certifications

Hand Surgery: 1996, 2009
Orthopedic Surgery: 1998, 2009

Awards & Recognition

Best Doctors in America: 2015, 2017-2018

Best Doctors Award – New York Magazine: 2013 - 2018

Castle Connolly Top Doctor 2013 - 2015, 2017 - 2019

  • Westchester Magazine: 2013 - 2015, 2017, 2018




Hospital Affiliations

Northern Westchester Hospital

Ambulatory Surgery Center of Westchester

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand
Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery